FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
March 04, 2020
Mandatory Humane Harvesting Training for the Commercial Seal Fishery - March 2020
Humane Harvesting training sessions are currently scheduled for March 2020, as outlined below.
Whitbourne - Monday, March 23, 2020 - Lions Club
Gander - Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - Albatross Hotel
Deer Lake - Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - Deer Lake Motel
Plum Point - Thursday, March 26, 2020 - Plum Point Motel
9:00 a.m. - Humane Harvesting
11:00 a.m. - Quality / Handling / Health
The cost of the workshop is $50.00 which includes the Humane Harvesting and the Quality / Handling / Health. Certificates will be issued by the Professional Fish Harvesters Certification Board.
These workshops are being delivered specifically for Sealers that are looking to obtain a Commercial Assistant Licence.
Fisheries and Oceans reminds all Commercial Seal licence holders that Humane Harvesting Training on the three-step process is mandatory for all Commercial Seal licence holders.
Any questions on this training can be directed to Fisheries and Oceans Canada at the following email address: SealHumaneHarvestingNL@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Regional FAM Officer
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